- a year ago
- 1114 views
Heading into his UFC 153 light heavyweight main event showdown with Stephan Bonnar, Anderson Silva doesn't intend to let his goal of an undefeated career in the Octagon slip away. read news >>
- 2 months ago
- 339 views
At UFC 168, Anderson Silva broke his leg upon having one of his kicks checked by the current middleweight champion, Chris Weidman. After undergoing surgery to repair the former champion’s left tibia and fibula and months of rehabilitation, one of Silva’s managers, Ed Soares, predicted the Brazilian's return. According to Elias Cepeda of Yahoo Sports, Soares stated: We won't see him (Silva) back any earlier than the end of this year or, most likely, the beginning of next year...There's always a c read news >>
- 11 months ago
- 125 views
UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman expects a war in the rematch with Anderson Silva on Dec. 28 and feels it's important to finish to silence the doubters. read news >>
With no expectations and a career that didn't put championships as his ultimate measure of success, could a perfect storm be brewing for an epic upset by Stephan Bonnar at UFC 153? read news >>
- 2 years ago
- 1302 views
With his career winding down, UFC veteran
Stephan Bonnar has been begging for a big fight. Now
he's got it.
USA TODAY Sports has confirmed with company officials that Anderson Silva is moving up to 205
pounds to meet Bonnar in the three-round main event of October's UFC 153 event.
Additionally, Brazilian slugger Glover Teixeira meets
countryman Fabio Maldonado in the evening's co-main event.
And in a bout first reported by Brazilian outlet Tatame, former interim
heavyweight champion read news >>
- 2 years ago
- 1001 views
DENVER - Undefeated contender Chris Weidman doesn't yet know whom he's facing in his next fight.
But for now, he's not allowing for any possibility other than UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva.
And while "The Spider" and his camp have largely downplayed the potential of fighting the fast-rising up-and-comer, Weidman isn't ready to say the champ is ducking him.
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- 3 years ago
- 1413 views
Anderson Silva's manager Ed Soares says that his fighter is still probably two years away from retirement, but when he does walk away from the sport ideally it would be as undefeated in the UFC. Read More >> read news >>
- 4 months ago
- 2717 views
Former longtime UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva may return to the Octagon before the end of the year, but he isn't sure if he's going to be up for honoring the eight fights left on his contract. "The Spider" has been out of action since suffering a gruesome leg break against current champ Chris Weidman at UFC 168 in December and briefly touched on the subject in an interview with Sportv (translation per Bloody Elbow). "I have eight fights to do yet in my contract. I want to do all these read news >>
- 4 months ago
- 68 views
It looks like someone is having second thoughts about signing that massive 10-fight deal. "I have eight fights to do yet in my contract. I want to do all these fights, but I don't know that I will be in the mood to do this. For now, I'm very excited, I'm going through a renovation phase. It's going to be nice for me do what I love when I be back to fighting." -- Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion Anderson Silva signed an unprecedented 10-fight contract extension in read news >>
- 4 months ago
- 70 views
Anderson Silva will return to the UFC Octagon in 2015, according to the former UFC middleweight champion's latest interview with MMA Heat's Karyn Bryant. While UFC president Dana White has repeatedly said, and recently told MMA Junkie, he expects wishes that Silva would return at the end of 2014, The Spider shoots down this possibility, saying that he'd be back by next year and no sooner. "Next year, (I'm) back," Silva told Bryant. "(I'm) back for next year. This year, (I'm not) back (to) fight. read news >>
- 6 months ago
- 60 views
When UFC opened 2014 with Georges St-Pierre on a sabbatical and Anderson Silva's career thought to be in jeopardy from a graphic broken leg, it was expected that it would be a tough year for the pay-per-view business. The first two shows, UFC 169 and UFC 170, don't really indicate much except a continuation of the pattern that has been the case in recent years for every pay-per-view promotion, a huge show does as good or better than ever. And anything less than a big show, fans are very willing read news >>